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ABN-AGRI BROADCAST NETWORK

667 W. Market St, PO Box 1605, Lima, OH 45802-1605; 419/223-2060, FAX: 419/229-3888

Web site: www.abnradio com

Year established: 2002

Number of ag employees: 7

69 stations in OH and WV all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Farm markets, weather and farm news.

Farm Dir: Gary Jackson (garyjackson@clearchannel.com)

VP/Gen Mgr: Art Versnick (artversnick@clearchannel.com)

Gen Sales Mgr: Jack Wheelbarger (jackwheelbarger@clearchannel.com)

Measurement: FMR (2004)

Sales rep: J.L. Farmakis, 203/834-8832, FAX: 203/834-8825, e-mail: bill@jlfarmakis.com, contact Bill Farmakis

APRN AG PRODUCERS RADIO NETWORK

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101; 405/858-1400 ext 278, FAX: 405/858-5313

E-mail: ronhays@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1995

Number of ag employees: 5

12 stations in TX all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Programs related to High Plains crops.

Farm Broadcaster: Mike Dain ## (mikedain@clearchannel.com)

Farm Dir: Ron Hays ## (ronhays@clearchannel.com)

Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Sales Contact: Travis Beatos (travisbeams@clearchannel.com)

Measurement: FMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel, contact Travis

Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

AG INFO CENTER NETWORK

4104 Country Lane, St. Joseph, MO 64506; 816/233-8881, FAX: 816/279-8280

E-mail: mark.vail@eagleradio.net

Web site: www.aginfocenter.com

Year established: 1998

Number of ag employees: 3

18 stations in KS, MO and NE all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Farm markets and farm news.

VP: Mark Vail (mark.vail@eagleradio.net)

Farm Dir: Tom Brand ## (tom.brand@eagleradio.net)

Gen Mgr: Gary Exline (gary.exline@eagleradio.net)

Producer: Dan Engle (dan.engle@eagleradio.net)

Measurement: AMR (2004)

Sales rep: See KFEQ/KSJQ info

AG RADIO NETWORK, INC.

PO Box 437, Utica, NY 13503-0437; 316/337-1320, FAX: 315/337-1566

E-mail: agradionet@aol.com

Year established: 1976

Number of ag employees: 6

136 stations in NY, New England, PA, DE and MD all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected, CDs. Market prices, govt/univ news, farm mgmt advice, economic news and farm group activities.

Pres: Ed Slusarczyk ##

Measurement: Empire (1995)

Sales rep: J.L. Farmakis Inc.; 203/834-18832 FAX: 203/834-8825, e-mail: bill@jlfarmakis.com

AGRIAMERICA NETWORK (See Brownfield listing)

AGRINET FARM RADIO NETWORK

104 Radio Rd, Powells Point, NC 27966; 252/491-2414, FAX: 252/491-2939

E-mail: news@agrinetradio.com, sales@agrinetradio.com

Web site: www.agrinetradio.com

Year established: 1968

Number of ag employees: 4

100 stations in PA, VA, MD, DE, WV, NC, NY, IA and SC all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite and Internet. National and regional shows containing ag news, markets, weather and calendar.

Farm Dir: Bill Ray ##

Sales Mgr: Lisa Ray

Ops Mgr: Robert J. Yanacek (ops@agrinetradio.com)

Sales rep: Lisa Ray, 252/491-2903,

FAX: 252/491-2959; e-mail: l_ray@agrinetradio.com

AGRINET OF THE HIGH PLAINS

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101;

405/858-1400, 600/327-6638, FAX: 405/840-5808

E-mail: ronhays@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1996

Number of ag employees: 6

13 stations in CO, NM, TX, and OK all carrying farm Programming. Live--via satellite, live--interconnected. Agrinews and markets.

Farm Dir: Ron Hays ## (ronhays@clearchannel.com)

VP/Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel Ag, contact Travis

Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

AGRITALK

(See advertisement in this issue)

11701 Borman Dr, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/372-3547, FAX: 314/569-1083

E-mail: host@agritalk.com

Web site: www.agritalk.com

Year established: 1994

Number of ag employees: 4

75 stations in CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, NM, NY, ND, OR, SD, TN, TX, WV, and WI, all carrying farm programming. Live-via satellite. One-hour talk show weekdays, targeting rural, political and agribusiness news. Available on Internet audio.

Farm Broadcaster: Mike Adams ## (host@agritalk.com)

Program Producer: John Harris (producer@agritalk.com)

Pres/CEO: Lynn Henderson (lhenderson@doane.com)

Sales VP: Rick Patton (rpatton@doane.com)

Sales Contact: Mike Perrine ## (mperrine@doane.com)

Measurement: AMR (2004)

ALLEN MEDIA, INC.--HOME OF THE NORTHWEST AG INFORMATION NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

203 Mission St, Suite 201, Cashmere, WA 98815; 509/782-9444, FAX: 509/782-9445

4770 Johns Landing, Boise, ID 83703; 3738 W. Olympic, Spokane, WA 99205; W. 2320 Lakeside Dr, Moses Lake, WA 98837; 146 S. Main, Suite 204, Pendleton, OR 97801

E-mail: kallen@aginfo.net

Web site: www.aginfo.net

Year established: 1983

Number of ag employees: 9

67 stations in ID, WA and OR carrying ag news programs. Computer-based MP3 Internet delivery system. Ag news programming that covers wheat, potatoes, sugarbeets, hay, apples, pears, grapes, cherries, cattle and dairy. Lifestyle programming: Vine to Wine and Food Forethought Commentary, Daily.

Pres: Kelly Allen (kallen@aginfo.net)

Idaho Farm Dir: Bill Scott

Columbia Basin Dir: Andy Patrick ##

Washington Farm Dir: Bob Hoff ##

Food Forethought Commentary: Susan Allen

Vine to Wine: Linda Moran

VP Ops: JoAnn Cunningham

Meteorologist: Tim Creek (tkcreek@comcast.net)

Sales rep: In-house

AMERICAN AG NETWORK

PO Box 1197, Pierre, SD 57501; 605/224-9911, FAX: 605/224-7138

2501 13th Ave S., Suite 201, Fargo, ND 58103

Year established: 1984

Number of ag employees: 7

40 stations in ND, SD and MT. Agricultural via

satellite. Farm News, Markets, Weather.

Pres/CEO: Mark Swendsen (markswendsen@amfmradio.biz)

Farm Dir: Lyle Romine ## (americanag@qwest.net)

Farm Dir: Rusty Halvorson ## (americanag@qwest.net)

Ops Mgr: Steve Carlson (americanag@qwest.net)

Measurement: 2004

Sales rep: Mark Swendsen, Learfield

Communications (Rep Firm)

ARKANSAS RADIO NETWORK

700 Wellington Hills Road, Little Rock, AR 72211; 501/401-0200, 800/264-7500

Year established: 1967

Number of ag employees: 3

40 stations in AR all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Farm news, markets, weather.

Farm Dir: Gary Digiuseppe ## (gary.digiuseppe@citcomm.com)

Pres/CEO: Jim Beard (jim.beard@citcomm.com)

National Sales: Tom Longfellow (tom.longfellow@citcomm.com)

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz Media, 612/359-3332,

FAX: 612/338-8916, e-mail vic.mcgill@katz-media.com, contact Vic McGill

THE BOTTOMLINE REPORTS

1701 Borman Dr, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/569-2700, FAX: 314/569-1083

E-mail: mperrine@doane.com

Web site: www.doanebreadcasting.com

Year established: 1992

70 stations in 17 states. Via satellite and Internet. 2-and 3-minute weekday and Saturday reports; commodity price analysis and price forecast information with heavy emphasis on recommended pricing strategies and buy/sell recommendations.

Available on Internet MP3 file.

Farm Broadcaster/Sales Contact: Mike Perrine ##

BROWNFIELD

now including the Goetz Farm Network and AgriAmerica Network)

505 Hobbs Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109; 573/893-7200, FAX: 573/893-2321

Web site: www.brownfieldnetwork.com

Year established: 1972

Number of ag employees: 20

230 in IL, IN, IA, MO, NE, WI, and SD all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Complete agricultural news, markets and rural programming aired daily.

Farm Dir: Cyndi Young ## (cyoung@learfield.com)

Pres/CEO: Clyde G. Lear

Sr VP: Stan Koenigsfeld (stan@learfield.com)

HR Mgr: Jeff Martin

Measurement: FMR (2000)

Sales rep: In-house

CAT COUNTRY

4752-99 St, Edmonton, AB T6E 5H5; 780/437-9233, 877/707-2346, FAX: 780/435-0206

Year established: 1980

Number of ag employees: 5

12 stations in Alberta all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. Latest cattle, hog and grain prices; Cattle Country; 4-H Wednesdays; AgriTalk--a 22 minute live call-in show with a different guest daily; and more.

Ag Ad Consultant: Leo Pilon (lpilon@cfcw.com)

Farm Dir: Jim Fisher (jlfisher@telusplanet.net)

Sales rep: Alberta Radio Group, 4752-99 St, Edmonton, AB T6E 5H5; 780/437-9233, 877/707-2346, FAX: 780/435-0206, contact Leo Pilon, lpilon@cfcw.com

DAIRYLINE

1843 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264; 360/354-5596, FAX: 360/354-7517

E-mail: bbaker@dairyline.com

Web site: www.dairyline.com

Year established: 1988

Number of ag employees: 6

95 stations in 30 states all carrying farm programming. Taped. Dairy news.

Farm Dir/Pres: Lee Mielke (lmielke@dairyline.com)

Mktg Mgr: Bill Baker (bbaker@dairyline.com)

HR Mgr: Sue Miller

DAYWEATHER RADIO NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

4011 Evans Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001; 307/638-6054, 800/584-9331, FAX: 307/637-4883

E-mail: don@dayweather.com

Web site: www.dayweather.com

Year established: 1992

Number of ag employees: 5

55 stations in CO, NE, SD, MT and WY all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. Customized local ag weather forecast for ag producers in each affiliate location; forecasts include specific weather-related ag information such as soil temperature, crop water usage, growing degree days, severe weather conditions, and pest disease alerts.

Pres/Farm Dir/Meteorologist: Don Day Jr. (don@dayweather.com)

VP, Sales and Mktg: Don Day Sr. (sales@dayweather.com)

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: In-house, contact Don Day Sr.

DOANE BROADCASTING

(See advertisement in this issue)

11701 Borman Dr, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/569-2700, FAX: 314/569-1083

E-mail: host@agritalk.com

Web site: www.doanebroadcasting.com

Year established: 1994

75 stations in 18 states all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Targeted news, markets and weather.

Farm Dir: Mike Adams ## (madams@doane.com)

Producer/Affiliate Mgr: John Harris (producer@agritalk.com)

Sales Contact: Mike Perrine ## (mperrrine@doane.com)

Pres/CEO: Lynn Henderson (lhenderson@doane.com)

EVAN SLACK NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

130 Pearl St, Suite 1601, Denver, CO 80203; 303/722-3040, FAX: 303/722-8696

E-mail: evanslack@aol.com

Year established: 1976

Number of ag employees: 1

Contact: J. Evan Slack ##

47 stations in CO, ID, MT, NE, NV, OR, UT and WY all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Latest livestock/grain markets, interviews, agriculture news and commentary.

Farm Dir/CEO: Evan Slack (evanslack@aol.com)

Measurement: AMR (2003)

FARMING AMERICA

435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/222-3342, FAX: 312/222-4876

Year established: 1987

Number of ag employees: 10

170 stations in AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NY, OH, OK, OR, SC, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI and WY all carrying farm programming. CD. Mon-Fri, 5-min reports; in-depth news on major ag issues, current events and interviews with newsmakers. Hosted by Max Armstrong.

Farm Dir: Max Armstrong ##

Ag Sales Mgr: Angie Martin

HR Mgr: Marilyn Miller

Measurement: FMR/AMR (all), Arbitron (2000)

Sales rep: Christal Radio, Piper Jaffray Tower, Suite 3325, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/333-8833; contact Vic McGill

GEORGIA FARM NETWORK

1819 Peachtree Rd, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30309; 404/962-7007, FAX: 404/367-1134

E-mail: sales@gfrn.net

Web site: www.gfrn.net

Year established: 2000

Number of ag employees: 10

32 stations in GA all carrying farm programming. Live-via satellite. The latest daily agribusiness news, market and commodity information.

Farm Dir: Stewart Doan ## (stewartdoan@cei.net)

Farm Broadcaster: Rick ## Treptow (news@gfrn.net)

Farm Broadcaster: Mike ## Dain (mikedain@clearchannel.com)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel, contact Carolyn Redwine

GOETZ FARM RADIO NETWORK

(See Brownfield listing)

GOLDEN WEST BROADCASTING

PO Box 950, Altona, MB R0G 0B0; 204/324-6464, 800/374-3315, FAX: 204/324-8918

Year established: 1957

Number of ag employees: 4

22 stations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta.

Taped. Markets and producer information.

Sales rep: Canadian Broadcast Sales (Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal); Golden West Media (Winnipeg), contact Leon Hildebrandt 416/961-4770

GREAT PLAINS FARM SHOW

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101; 405/858-1458, FAX: 405/840-5808

E-mail: ronhays@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1998

Number of ag employees: 3

11 stations in KS, OK, TX and NM all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. A daily midday roundup of agri news, weather mkts and financials, daily 11 am-12 noon.

Farm Dir: Ron Hays ## (ronhays@clearchannel.com)

Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Measurement: FMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel Ag, contact Travis

Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

HOMETOWN ILLINOIS RADIO NETWORK

918 E. Park, PO Box 169, Taylorville, IL 62568-0169; 217/824-3395, FAX: 217/824-3301

E-mail: rjm@randyradio.com

Web site: www.randyradio.com

Year established: 1983

Number of ag employees: 1

30 stations in IL all carrying farm programming. Live-via phone feed. Provides annual reports from Commodity Classic, Illinois State Fair, and Illinois Farm Bureau Annual Meeting each year.

Pres/CEO: Randal J. Miller (rjm@randyradio.com)

KANSAS AGRICULTURE NETWORK

1210 S.W. Executive Dr, Topeka, KS 66615; 785/228-7224, FAX: 785/228-7282

E-mail: jason.weil@morris.com

Year established: 1977

Number of ag employees: 7

33 stations in KS all carrying farm programming, 1 station in CO (KSIR) carries special programming daily that we produce. Live--via satellite. 18 Ag-related programs per day M-F starting at 6:06 am-5:20 pm; 3 Ag-related programs per day on Saturdays starting at 6:06 am-11:45 am.

Farm Dir: Kelly Lenz ## (kelly.lenz@morris.com)

Farm Broadcaster: Greg Akagi ## (greg.akagi@morris.com)

Sales Mgr: Jason T. Weil (jason.weil@morris.com)

Measurement: AMR (2004)

Sales rep: Learfield Communications Inc., 505 Hobbs Rd, Jefferson City, MO 65109-6829; 573/893-7200, FAX: 573/893-2321; contact Stan Koenigsfeld, e-mail: skoenigsfeld@learfield.com

KENTUCKY AG-NET

4000 #1 Radio Dr, Louisville, KY 40218; 502/479-2063, FAX: 502/479-2223

Year established: 1978

Number of ag employees: 4

86 stations in KY with 32 stations carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Daily farm features, news, market updates.

Farm Dir: Jack Crowner

Gen Sales Mgr: Sandy M Kuerzi (sandykuerzi@clearchannel.com)

Sales Mgr: Doug Wethington

Measurement: Arbitron (2004)

Sales rep: Clear Channel Radio Sales, 4000 #1 Radio Drive, Louisville, KY 40218, 502/479-2063, FAX: 502/479-2223; contact Sandy Kuerzi

LFB RADIO NETWORK

PO Box 95004, Baten Rouge, LA 70895; 225/922-6228, FAX: 225/922-6274

E-mail: lfbradionet@lfbf.org

Year established: 1997

LINDER FARM NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

1929 Cedar Ave S., Owatonna, MN 55060; 507/444-9224, FAX: 507/444-9080

E-mail: farm@linderrradio.com

Web site: www.linderfarmnetwork.com

Year established: 1976

Number of ag employees: 4

30 in MN all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Full-service farm information, including farm news, markets, market analysis and weather.

Farm Dir/Pres: Lynn Ketelsen ## (lynn@linderradio.com)

Ag Mktg Specialist: Jeff Stewart (jeffstewart@linderradio.com)

Measurement: FMR (2004)

Sales rep: Katz Radio, 222 S. Ninth St, Suite 3310, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/359-3332, e-mail: vic.mcgill@katz-media.com; contact Vic McGill

LOUISIANA AGRI-NEWS NETWORK

263 Third St, Fifth Floor, Baten Rouge, LA 70801; 225/383-8695, FAX: 225/383-5020

Web site: www.la-net.net

Year established: 1974

Number of ag employees: 3

66 stations in LA and MS all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Statewide agriculture reports which air between 5 a.m. and 4:35 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Farm Dir: Don Molino ## (don@la-net.net)

Pres/CEO: Bill Rigell (bill_rigell@la-net.net)

VP, Sales and Mktg: Michael Hudson (michael@la-net.net)

HR Mgr: Carolyn Roche

Measurement: FMR (2001), Arbitron (2002)

Sales rep: Interep/McGavren Guild, 100 S. Fifth Ave, Suite 375, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/215-0311, FAX: 612/215-0319, e-mail: kate.miller@interep.com; contact Kate Miller

MINNESOTA FARM NETWORK

Butler Square Bldg, 100 N. Sixth St, Suite 476A, Minneapolis, MN 55403

E-mail: ttucker@mnnradio.com

Web site: www.mnnradio.com

Year established: 1982

Number of ag employees: 3

35 stations in MN all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Local, regional, and national ag news.

Farm Dir: Tom Rothman ## (trothman@mnnradio.com)

Pres/CEO: Tim Shears (tshears@mnnradio.com)

Network Mgr: Tom Tucker (ttucker@mnnradio.com)

Affiliate Mgr: Penny Meier

Measurement: AMR (2004) Arbitron (2004)

Sales rep: J.L. Farmakis, PO Box 1004, New

Canaan, CT 06840; 203/966-1746, 319/895-6723, FAX: 203/966-0473

MISSISSIPPI AGRI NETWORK

6311 Ridgewood Rd, Jackson, MS 39211; 601/957-1700, FAX: 601/956-5228

E-mail: 1sheldon@telesouth.com

Year established: 1985

Contact: Lynn Sheldon, St Acct Exec (lsheldon@telesouth.com)

23 stations in MS, all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. Markets, weather, news.

Farm Dir: John Winfield ##

Pres/CEO: Steve Davenport

HR Mgr: Linda Tapp-Sipes

Measurement: FMR (2003)

Sales rep: McGavren-Guild, 60 S. State St, Suite 3110, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/216-0300, e-mail: kate_miller@interep.com; contact Kate Miller

MONEY MATTERS

11701 Borman Dr, Suite 300, St. Louis, MO 63146; 314/569-2700, FAX: 314/569-1063

E-mail: jharris@doane.com

Web site: www.doanebroadcasting.com

Year established: 1992

75 stations in 18 states all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Two-minute daily report--agribusiness financial information concerning marketing, leasing and purchasing farm inputs. Available on Internet MP3 file.

Farm Broadcaster: John Harris

Sales VP: Rick Patton

Sales Contact: Mike Perrine ##

NATIONAL FARM REPORT

435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/222-3342, FAX: 312/222-4876

Year established: 1982

Number of ag employees: 10

250 stations in AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI and WY all carrying farm programming. Taped. Mon-Fri, 5-min reports and commentary on national farm issues.

Farm Broadcaster/Host: Orion Samuelson ##

Ag Sales Mgr: Angie Martin

HR Mgr: Marilyn Miller

Measurement: FMR/AMR (all) Arbitron (all) Sales rep: Christal Radio, Piper Jaffray Tower, Suite 3325, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/333-8833, FAX: 612/339-1373; contact Vic McGill

NORTHERN AG NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

PO Box 1742, Billings, MT 59103; 406/252-6661, 800/877-1742, FAX: 406/245-9755

E-mail: nbs@northernbroadcasting.com

Web site: www.northernbroadcasting.com

Year established: 1975

Number of ag employees: 9

67 affiliated stations in MT, WY, ID, ND, SD or OR, all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. 26 ag programs per weekday, covering cattle, hogs, sheep and grains from terminal markets through local markets buying and selling; reporting on previous day's marketing; agricultural news, information and weather.

Pres/CEO/Owner/Farm Broadcaster: Taylor Brown ## (taylor@northernbroadcasting.com)

Farm Dir: Russell Nemetz ## (rnemetz@northernbroadcasting.com)

Assoc Ag Dir: Justin Mills ## (jmills@northernbroadcasting.com)

Western Regional Ag Dir: Rick Haines ## (rhaines@northernbroadcasting.com)

Natl Sales Dir: Rick Coyle ## (rcoyle@northernbroadcasting.com)

Dir, Sales & Mktg: Kathy McCleary (kmccleary@northernbroadcasting.com)

Traffic Mgr: Joyce Ingrato (jingram@northernbroadcasting.com)

Weathercaster: John Pulasky

HR Mgr: Shannon Brown (sbrown@northernbroadcasting.com)

Measurement: FMR (2003)

Sales rep: In-house

OHIO FARM RADIO

8101 N. High St, Suite 360, Columbus, OH 43235; 614/885-0880, FAX: 614/885-6322

Web site: www.ohiofarmradio.com

Number of ag employees: 4

2 stations in OH carrying farm programming.

Farm Dir: Andy Vance ##

Sales Mgr: Tim Triplett

Measurement: AMR (2004)

Sales rep: Christal, contact Vic McGill, 612/359-3332, FAX: 612/338-8916, e-mail: vic.mcgill@katz-media.com

OKLAHOMA AGRINET

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101; 405/858-1458, FAX: 405/840-5808

E-mail: ronhays@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1977

Number of ag employees: 8

45 stations in AR, KS, OK, and NM all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite.

Farm Dir: Ron Hays ## (ronhays@clearchannel.com)

Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Measurement: FMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel Ag, contact Travis Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

ONTARIO AGRADIO NETWORK, INC.

995 Richmond St, Suite #1, Chatham, ON N7M 5J5; 519/360-1735, 800/334-4435 (Canada only), FAX: 519/360-1736

E-mail: agradio@ciaccess.com

Web site: www.foodlandforum.com

Year established: 1993

Number of ag employees: 5

13 stations in Ontario all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. Daily markets, commentary and agri-news.

Pres/Farm Dir: Dennis Guy ##

News Dir: Blair Andrews (blaira@agradio.ciaccess.com)

Business/Systems Mgr: Pam White (pamw@agradio.ciaccess.com)

Measurement: BBM (2002)

Sales rep: Don Carruthers--In House

QUINSTAR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK *

1710 W. Willow, Suite 300, Enid, OK 73703; 580/242-4497, FAX: 580/234-2971

E-mail: bert@quinstarradio.net

Web site: www.quinstarradio.net

Year established: 1994

RADIO SOUTHERN MANITOBA

PO Box 950, Altona, MB R0G 0B0; 204/324-6464

Year established: 1957

Number of ag employees: 2

4 stations in southern Manitoba. Live--interconnected. Comprehensive coverage of ag news, livestock and grain markets.

VP: David Wiebe

Sales rep: Canadian Broadcast Sales, 48 St. Clair Ave W., Toronto, Ontario M4V 2Z2; 416/961-4770, FAX: 416/960-9067; contact Leon Hildebrandt

RED RIVER FARM NETWORK

212 Fourth St S., Suite 605, Grand Forks, ND 58201 ; 701/795-1315, FAX: 701/795-8660

E-mail: rrfn@rrfn.com

Web site: www.rrfn.com

Year established: 1995

Number of ag employees: 5

18 stations in MN, ND and SD all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. 2 half-hour farm news "magazines" daily, plus 3 market reports and one market close daily.

Farm Dir: Mike Hergert ##

Pres: John Vasichek

Measurement: FMR (2004)

Sales rep: J. L. Farmakis, PO Box 1004, New Canaan, CT 06840; 203/966-1746, 319/895-6723, FAX: 203/966-0473; contact Bill Farmakis or Russ Parker

SAMUELSON SEZ

435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/222-3342, FAX: 312/222-4876

Year established: 1997

Number of ag employees: 10

160 stations in AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SD, TN, TX and WI. CD. Weekly 5-min editorial commentary about the world of agriculture.

Hosted by Orion Samuelson.

Farm Broadcaster, Host: Orion Samuelson

Ag Sales Mgr: Angie Martin

HR Mgr: Marilyn Miller

Measurement: FMR/AMR (all), Arbitron (all)

Sales rep: Christal Radio, Piper Jaffray Tower, Suite 3325, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/333-8833, FAX: 612/339-1373; Contact Vic McGill

SOUTHEAST AGNET RADIO NETWORK

PO Box 130, Kenansville, FL 34739; 407/436-1909, FAX: 407/436-1364

E-mail: office@southeastagnet.com

Web site: www.southeastagnet.com

Year established: 1984

Number of ag employees: 10

65 stations in AL, FL and GA all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected. Localized agriculture weather, cattle, crops, citrus, vegetable, market news, commentary; the only farm network producing daily farm programs from within the three-state region.

Pres/CEO: Gary Cooper (gary@southeastagnet.com)

Farm Dir: Randall Weiseman (randall@southeastagnet.com)

VP Sales & Mktg: Robin Loftin (robin@southeastagnet.com)

Measurement: AMR (2003), SBMG Consumer Audience Research (2003)

Sales rep: In-house

SOUTHERN FARM NETWORK

3012 Highwoods Blvd, Suite 201, Raleigh, NC 27604; 919/876-0674 ext 323, FAX: 919/790-8369

E-mail: bprice@southernfarmnetwork.com

Web site: www.southernfarmnetwork.com

Year established: 1968

Number of ag employees: 2

18 stations in NC and SC all carrying farm programming. Live--via Internet. Farm News, Cash Marketing Summary, Farm Weather, Farm Calendar, Inside Ag, Crop Market Commentary, Today's Topic, Farm Market Recap.

Farm Dir: Marlin Bohling ## (mbohling@southernfarmnetwork.com)

Pres/CEO: Don Curtis

Sales/Ops Mgr: Barbara Price (bprice@southernfarmnetwork.com)

HR Mgr: Randy Gupton

Measurement: FMR (2000), Arbitron (2004)

Sales rep: In-house

SUCCESSFUL FARMING RADIO MAGAZINE

1716 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309-3023; 515/284-2861,800/678-2869, FAX: 515/284-3563

Web site: www.agriculture.com/sfradio

Year established: 1996

Number of ag employees: 36

127 stations in AR, CO, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, PA, SD, TX, UT, WI, WV and WY. Taped.

Farm Dir: Darrell Anderson (nspsfrm@tekstar.com)

Publisher: Tom Davis (tom.davis@meredith.com)

Natl Sales Mgr: Scott Mortimer (scott.mortimer@meredith.com)

TSN AGRI-BUSINESS NETWORK

1080 Ballpark Way, Adington, TX 76011; 817/543-5400, 800/289-1080, FAX: 817/543-5576

E-mail: tsnnews@cbs.com

Web site: www.tsnradio.com

Year established: 1938

Number of ag employees: 15

165 stations in TX all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Lone Star Farm & Ranch Report (morning and midday), ag weather, cash markets, Shoot the Bull, Texas Cotton Report, futures market, TSN morning news, TSN evening news.

Farm Dir: Tony Purcell ## (topurcell@cbs.com)

Pres/CEO: Jerry Bobo (jbobo@cbs.com)

Gen Sales Mgr: Tony Bishop (tbishop@cbs.com)

HR Mgr: Kathy Hart

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: J. L. Farmakis, 48 Topfield Rd, Wilton, CT 06897; 203/966-1746, FAX: 203/966-0473, e-mail: jlfarmakis.com; contact Bill Farmakis

TEXAS FARM BUREAU NETWORK

(See advertisement in this section)

PO Box 2689, Waco, TX 76702-2689; 254/741-4780, 800/400-0828, FAX: 254/741-4707

E-mail: clancaster@txfb.org

Web site: www.txfb.org

Year established: 2002

Number of ag employees: 5

60+ stations in TX. Live--interconnected, Live-via satellite. Texas Rural and Ag News focus on commodity groups and market news.

Farm/Radio Svcs Dir: Curt Lancaster (clancaster@txfb.org)

Pres/CEO: Vernie Glasson (vglasson@txfb.org)

HR Mgr: Kyle Marlin

Measurement: AMR 2003

Sales rep: In-house

TRIBUNE RADIO NETWORKS

435 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611; 312/222-3342, FAX: 312/222-4876

E-mail: tribuneradio@tribune.com

Web site: www.tribuneradio.com

Year established: 1982

Number of ag employees: 10

612 stations in AL, AR, CA, CO, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, WA, WI and WY all carrying farm programming. CD. Daily syndicated shows--National Farm Report, Farming America and weekly Samuelson Sez. Farm Broadcaster: Orion Samuelson ## (orionsamuelson@wgnradio.com)

Farm Broadcaster: Max Armstrong ## (maxarmstrong@wgnradio.com)

Natl Sales Mgr: Jeff Brummel jbrummel@tribune.com)

HR Mgr: Marilyn Miller

Measurement: FMR (2002), Arbitron (all)

Sales rep: Christal Radio, Piper Jaffray Tower, Suite 3325, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612/339-8833, FAX: 612/339-1373; contact Steve Plotkin

VSA RADIO NETWORK

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101; 405/858-1400, 800/FARM-NET, FAX: 405/840-5808

E-mail: ronhays@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1964

Number of ag employees: 10

61 stations carrying farm programming in TX. Live--via satellite. Markets, weather and agricultural news that has an impact on a producer's bottom line.

Farm Dir: Don Atkinson ## (datkinson@clearchannel.com)

Farm Dir: Roddy Peeples ##

Farm Dir: Ron Hays ## (ronhays@clearchannel.com)

Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel Ag; contact Travis

Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

WAITT FARM NETWORK

PO Box 628, 202 W. 2nd St, Yankton, SD 57078; 605/665-7892, FAX: 605/665-0818

E-mail: dmaudlin@waittcorp.com

Web site: www.waittfarmnetwork.com

Year established: 2000

Number of ag employees: 5

75 stations; 43 stations in SD, 1A, NE and KS carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. 13 market reports per day (six 6.5--and seven 3.5-minute reports), global weather for each state and daily agribusiness reports.

Farm Dir: Col. Jon Phillips ##

Pres/CEO: Norm Waitt Jr.

Natl Sales Mgr: Cindy Weiland (cweiland@waittcorp.com)

H R Mgr: Diane Maudlin (dmaudlin@waittcorp.com)

Measurement: FMR (2002)

Sales rep: J.L. Farmakis, PO Box 100, Mt. Vernon, IA 52314; 319/895-6723, FAX: 319/895-8571, e-mail: russ@jlfarmakis.com, contact Russ Parker

WESTERN AG NETWORK

679 Come Back Ln, Sagle, ID 83860; 208/265-9063, FAX: 208/265-5445

E-mail: radio@westernag.net

Web site: www.westernag.net

Year established: 1987

75 stations in CA, ID, MT, WY, WA, OR, UT, and NV. Taped. Three-minute taped daily broadcast.

Farm Director/Owner: Bill Whittom (radio@westernag.net)

WESTERN AGRI-RADIO NETWORKS, INC.

1700 S. First Ave, Suite 214, Yuma, AZ 85364; 928/782-1440, 800/944-6077, FAX: 928/782-1474

E-mail: ggatley.sprynet.com

Web site: www.westernagri-radio.net

Year established: 1979

Number of ag employees: 3

16 stations in AZ and CA all carrying farm programming. Live--interconnected; feed off Internet. Four programs daily (Mon-Fri) for 17 minutes of farm and commodity news; two five-minute general farm news from international, national and regional sources; one program daily featuring research in agriculture; one program daily featuring commodity market news, including daily cash market reports.

CEO/Pres/Farm Dir: George G. Gatley ## (ggatley.sprynet.com)

Sales Contact: Christine K. Gatley (ggatley@sprynet.com)

Measurement: Doane (1991)

Sales rep: J. L. Farmakis, Inc., PO Box 1004, New Canaan, CT 06840; 203/966-1746,

FAX: 203/966-0473, e-mail: bill@jlfarmakis.com; contact Bill Farmakis

YANCEY AG NETWORK

PO Box 1000, Oklahoma City, OK 73101; 405/858-1400 ext 297, 800/FARM-NET,

FAX: 405/840-5808

E-mail: aghub@clearchannel.com

Web site: www.farmnews.net

Year established: 1970

Number of ag employees: 8

35 stations in AR, LA, MO, MS and TN all carrying farm programming. Live--via satellite. Agricultural markets and the news behind the markets that impacts the bottom line of cotton, rice and soybean producers.

Farm Dir: Stewart Doan ## (stewartdoan@cei.net)

Farm Broadcaster: Mike Dain ## (mikedain@clearchannel.com)

Gen Mgr: Bill Hurley

Measurement: AMR (2003)

Sales rep: Katz/Clear Channel Ag; contact Travis Beams, e-mail: travisbeams@clearchannel.com

* Updated info not received for '05 MSG.

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